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funding provided by: additional funding provided by: >> this week on "to the contrary with bonnie erbe," up first, president obama's jobs plan. how might it impact women, children and families. then, america on heightened alert as we remember 9/11 ten years later. more on the threat. and we'll hear from a woman who lost her husband in the attacks. behind the headlines, new york senator kirsten gillibrand's campaign urging women to get in the game. hello, i'm linda chavez in for bonnie erbe. welcome to "to the contrary," a discussion of news and social trends from diverse perspectives. we begin with the president's plan to fix the country's job crisis. >> >> after revealing the american jobs act to congress and the american public, president obama is taking his message on the road. the plan creates more jobs for construction workers, teachers, veterans, and the long-term unemployed. it provides tax breaks for companies who hire new workers and cuts payroll taxes in half for every working american and every small business. he also called for reforming the medicare program. >> i real
store and farm stand is that the produce is grown by the students. it all happens at the school's bonnie bell farm. >> students down here at bonnie bell, we have the organic garden which kids work and they plant. they will take seeds from the packet and grow them in the greenhouse, put them in dirt, then bring them all the way to the end where they can actually eat the fruit and sell the fruit on the farm stand. >> first we plant them, and then we pick them. >> and then we wash them. >> reporter: then they sell the fruits of their labor. and the veggies as well. >> well, i come down here once a week. i have two-hour shifts, which is i'll come down and take the tractor, drive around and pick up all the vegetables we collect during the year and we'll start harvesting. we harvest everything, and then we sell it on our stands, and then well take it to the country store. >> $6 for a pound and half. what would that be per pound? how's your math skills on that? >> our mission, our mandate is to get children to a point where they can engage in their communities in a positive way. they learn how
california bar. >> really it's a testament to all of you here to his wonderful mother, bonnie, and his grandmother, florence. >> reporter: his mom and grandmother were both there with the rest of the family from east palo alto, and some old friends. >> you have risen above poverty, above race, in one of the toughest neighborhoods in the bay area. you are a student rising above. now you are a lawyer rising above. [ cheers & applause ] >> reporter: five years ago, his partner -- now the attorney general of california. she came to do the honors. >> the bottom line, and that is a sign of strength and leadership, is you know what you're capable of, in spite of whatever odds people may think other people may think you face. and you know that you can achieve. >> reporter: and then it was time. >> i, benny joe mackey, ii -- to the best of my knowledge and ability. >> welcome to the profession! [ cheers & applause ] >> i am speechless, and excited and happy at the same time. >> and i am so proud of him, because i knew something good is going to come out of east palo alto, and coming out of my f
into the city of bonnie walid, trying to capture the city from supporters loyal to moammar gaddafi. the area is one of gaddafi's last remaining strongholds. rebel forces have set today as the deadline for gaddafi loyalists to surrender. gaddafi has not been seen in public for several months, and is considered a fugitive in the country since the fall of the capitol of tripoli last month. >>> in the early hours of the morning, just before state lawmakers wrapped up the legislative session, republicans blocked the governor's plan to create more jobs through tax reform. lawmakers accuse governor brown of rushing through bills on the last legislative day. republicans want brown to call a special session to consider bills aiding the economy. brown proposed tax breaks for california businesses by encouraging them to buy equipment and expand in the state. >> all regions of california, the opportunity to get started sooner rather than later was putting people back to work. >> like i told the governor, i don't have any intentions of recommending to my caucus that they vote for something that they have
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